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BREAKING: Former UEFA president, Platini, questioned in Qatar World Cup probe

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Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, a French judicial source confirmed to Reuters.

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The detention and questioning of the former French soccer star was first reported by French investigative website Mediapart and Le Monde newspaper.

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Prosecutors are investigation suspected corruption and bribery in the process of awarding the 2022 World Cup to Gulf emirate of Qatar, Reuters reported.

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